Indian Air Force Arjan Singh Memorial Int’l Hockey Tournament ends

Chandigarh: The eleven-day second Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh Memorial International Hockey Tournament concluded at the Astro Turf Hockey Ground of the Air Force’s 3 Base Repair Depot in Chandigarh on Thursday. A total of 16 teams participated in the tournament which started on April 15. Apart from the elite Indian teams, […]

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Vedanta’s 25-day Knockout Cricket Tournament ends

Lanjigarh: The annual ‘Knockout Cricket Tournament-2019’ organised by Vedanta NVN Colony’s Golden Sports Club in support from Vedanta Limited’s Lanjigarh unit concluded here recently. A record 32 teams competed in the 12-over inter-village tournament, held between March 25 and April 14, is one of the most popular sporting tournaments in the region. In the final […]

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Vedanta’s ‘Knockout Cricket Tournament’ kicks off in Lanjigarh

Lanjigarh: The ‘Knockout Cricket Tournament 2019’ began at Vedanta Nagar playground in Lanjigarh. Partnering with Niyamgiri Vedanta Nagar’s Golden Sports Club, a record 32 teams are competing in the 12-over inter-village tournament. The tournament which kicked off on March 25 will end on April 14. Vedanta is organising the sports event. Vedanta Ltd Lanjigarh CEO […]

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Odisha dedicates five High Performance Centres to sportspersons

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday dedicated five High Performance Centres to sportspersons of the State for nurturing excellence across sporting disciplines like badminton, athletics, weightlifting and football at the Kalinga Stadium here in the presence of sports legends like Anil Kumble. Patnaik said with the opening of these centre Odisha further cemented its […]

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862 polytechnic students participate in ‘Poly Fest-2019’

Bhubaneswar: At least 862 polytechnic students, including 274 girls are participating in the two-day State-level sports and cultural meet ‘Poly Fest-2019’ which kicked started at the Kalinga Stadium on Sunday here. The fest is being organised by the Directorate of Technical Education and Training with an aim to foster a healthy spirit of competition and […]

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In sports and politics, you need passion to succeed: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said that both in sports and politics, one needs passion to succeed. Patnaik was speaking at the Sportsstar Award giving ceremony in Mumbai. “Well, you see, politics is not very different from Sports. We have to run, duck, jump, catch, sprint. Sometimes you don’t even know in which […]

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CM felicitates 5-year-old Karate champion Shruthi

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday felicitated five-year-old Karate champion Shruthi Ojha at the State Secretariat here a day before she takes part in an international championship to be held at Visakhapatnam. Presenting her a silver filigree memento, the Chief Minister commended the little champion for her spectacular achievements at such a tender age. […]

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National youth awardee seeks infrastructure, hostel facilities for disabled

Bhubaneswar: National youth awardee Susanta Kumar Sahoo has urged the Odisha Government to set up a barrier-free sports complex having hostel facilities for sportspersons with disabilities in the State capital. Maintaining that the State does not have proper infrastructure for growth of sportspersons with disabilities though it has thrown up several disabled national and international […]

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Dalmia Cement supports Gurugram father-daughter duo to scale Mt. Vinson in Antarctica

Gurugram: Pursuing their dream of climbing the Seven Summits (highest peaks in all seven continents) together, a Gurugram -based father-daughter duo will be the first Indian and Asian father-daughter team to attempt to climb the Mount Vinson peak, after having scaled Mt. Everest in May this year. Dalmia Cement, with its mission to foster India’s […]

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Sambalpur Eleven wins Inter-State Knock-out Football Tournament-2018

Lanjigarh: The week-long Inter-State Knock-out Football Tournament 2018, organised by Sibaram Yuvak Sangh, Chandanpur, in association with Vedanta Limited, Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district witnessed its nail-biting finale between Sambalpur Eleven and East Coast Railway, Visakhapatnam at Chandanpur Playground on Wednesday. The exciting match between the two teams was decided with penalty shootouts which kept the […]

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